Tuesday, March 30, 2010

hangin around, downtown by myself

and i had too much caffeine… (happy birthday Dave!)

In Downtown News:
New Restaurant on Salisbury St
Bridge Pub is offering nightly food specials
A look at Escazu

In Raleigh News:
Pullen Park is closed for a while
They changed all the Beltline signs
Separating Terminal 1 and 2?

In Local-ish News:
NC is giving you 15% off at the store for Energy Star appliances
You can win tickets to Rock n Roll Hall of Fame show (thanks Grace Ann)
Whatever Charlotte. You just wait until the NCMA opens… (thanks Jedidiah)

In Irrelevant News:
There will be a sequel written to Treasure Island
Chocolate is good for you! …unless, it’s bad for you…
A new ‘heist of the century’?

Haiti Families benefit at Marbles tonight
Tao Drums at Meymandi on Thursday
The Queens Motorcycle Event at RCC on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Easter Egg hunt in Moore Square on Saturday
Duck & Dumpling serves its first brunch ever on Sunday

Mark your calendars:
Cuegrass Festival is returning April 17th
April 23 Sam Calagione is going to be at Busy Bee for a Dogfish Head dinner
The Mexican Olympic soccer team will be in town April 25th

Fun Stuff:
Everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about denim
Oregon Trail vs. Mortal Kombat

Today’s Groupon is for Bulls box seats
50 heart stopping hamburgers
A man in Tennessee drives into a rock slide [youtube] “I didn’t even see it!”

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
8 year olds, turning Scarface into a play? [youtube] (thanks Taylor)

Happy Tuesday folks!!

Ashton Mae Smith